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Farm fire adds 4% pullution to Capitals air
Farm fire adds 4% pullution to Capitals air

According to SAFAR (System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research), a unit of the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MOEs), the farm fire impact was four per cent. As per SAFAR methodology effective fire counts are 894 and its share is 4% in Delhis PM2.5 as transport level winds

SAFAR: Delhis AQI likely to degrade in next two days
SAFAR: Delhis AQI likely to degrade in next two days

Attributing to increasing stubble burning incidents in the national Capitals neighborhood, SAFAR (System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research ) said, the effective fire counts were 1234 and its share 15 percent in polluting air as transport level winds were favorable for intrusion. In its air quality forecast, it

Pollution increased due to farm fires: CM
Pollution increased due to farm fires: CM

As Delhi's air quality plunged into the "very poor" category on Sunday morning, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that increase in pollution was due to stubble burning in neighbouring states as governments were "doing nothing" to help farmers to stop it. He appealed to the Governments of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar

Responsible approach needed from neighbouring States to control stubble burning: Rai
Responsible approach needed from neighbouring States to control stubble burning: Rai

As the national Capital's air quality plunged into the very poor category on Sunday morning, Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai said that it was because of increasing incidents of stubble burning in neighbouring states and appealed for a responsible approach from Governments of these States. He said that it was

'Very poor' air quality in Delhi but contribution of stubble burning to city air comes down to 2%
'Very poor' air quality in Delhi but contribution of stubble burning to city air comes down to 2%

Ministry of Earth Sciences' forecast body SAFAR said the city's Air Quality Index (AQI) was recorded as 350, which falls in the 'very poor' category with PM2.5 as the lead pollutant.

Delhi-NCR's air quality slips to 'very poor', rainfall brings some respite
Delhi-NCR's air quality slips to 'very poor', rainfall brings some respite

The stubble burning in the neighbouring states made the air quality slip to very poor category in the last two days.

Citys air quality starts deteriorating, AQI crosses 300
Citys air quality starts deteriorating, AQI crosses 300

Air quality in Delhi started deteriorating as the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) recorded 304 microgram/cubic on Thursday. Mentioning the highest stubble fire count, SAFAR, a unit of Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) said, 14 percent of fire incident recorded in neighbouring States of Delhi National Capital Region (NCR). With 1572

Delhi records minimum temp of 20 deg C, rain likely during day
Delhi records minimum temp of 20 deg C, rain likely during day

The air quality of the city was in the 'poor' category with an air quality index (AQI) of 244, real-time data of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) showed.

Lesser farm fires in north India this year
Lesser farm fires in north India this year

Cases of stubble burning in the 'rice belt' of north India have come down this year in comparison with the same last year, the Commission for Air Quality Management in NCR and Adjoining Areas (CAQM) said on Friday. In a report of the commission, the Union Minister of Environment said the

Delhiites should pitch in to bring down pollution in city: Arvind Kejriwal
Delhiites should pitch in to bring down pollution in city: Arvind Kejriwal

I have been tweeting air quality data for past one month. It shows pollution has started increasing because neighbouring states did not help their farmers who are forced to burn paddy straw stubble,

Slight dip in air quality in Delhi
Slight dip in air quality in Delhi

The System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) said on Friday that the Air Quality Index (AQI) in the national Capital was 105 for PM10 and 51 for PM2.5. As the PM10 went over 100, SAFAR, a unit of the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) issued a

Air pollution: WHOs stark air quality message and the road ahead for India
Air pollution: WHOs stark air quality message and the road ahead for India

The authorities must also acknowledge that Indians are equally susceptible to air pollution so laxer standards for the sake of the economy puts the life of an average resident at risk.